The Livestreamer Thriving in a Desolate Chinese Coal Town

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A native of China’s northeast has found unlikely success with online videos broadcast from his desiccated hometown. Read More

Video Game Live-streaming Platform Douyu Files for US IPO

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Video game live-streaming platform Douyu on Monday filed its initial public offering (IPO) in the US, with plans to raise up to $500 million. Read More

The Stars Who Vanished from China’s Live-streaming Galaxy

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Pay close attention to China’s live-streaming scene, and you’ll notice that several stars vanished in 2018, leaving no trace on the platforms where they used to perform. Read More

Headlines from China: Live Streaming Platform Panda TV Rumored to File for Bankruptcy

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Panda TV is one of the top game living streaming platforms in China by the number of daily active users. Its potential bankruptcy indicates the fierce competition in China's live streaming sector. Read More

New Live-streaming Rules Crack down on Women’s Clothing, Minors

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Wuhan, capital of central China’s Hubei province, has released the country’s first official standards for live-streaming organizations, forbidding women from wearing provocative clothing and imposing stricter rules on underage streamers. Read More

Headlines from China: Tencent Pictures to Board Paramount’s ‘Bumblebee’ and ‘Top Gun 2’

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Tencent pictures announced that the company would collaborate with Paramount Pictures on upcoming films 'Bumblebee' and 'Top Gun 2'. This marks the first collaboration between the Chinese tech giant and the Hollywood studio. Read More

The People’s Republic of Desire: Inside China’s Lucrative Livestreaming Craze

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The totalitarian nature of the livestream platform should serve as a reminder to brands that they are actively participating in the game. Read More

Raw, Uncut and Uncensored: Why Consumers Love Watching Livestreams

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What businesses should know about the booming livestreaming industry in the US and China. Read More

Winners and Chicken Dinners: Inside a Shanghai Esports House

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PUBG, OMG, and four gamers vying for $2 million in Berlin. Read More

Video Site YY Streams Into Southeast Asia With Bigo Deal

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YY Inc., one of China’s biggest livestreaming platforms, announced a further $272 million investment in its Singaporean cousin, Bigo Inc., which enjoys an established presence in Southeast Asia and a foothold in South Asia and the Middle East. Read More